Adoption - Emmanuel Onyango Odhiambo

Child number: 52344
Boy, 12 years
Child from Island of Hope
Emmanuel Onyango Odhiambo has been in adoption programme since year 2015 and he goes to school Island of Hope Humanist School.
City, quarter: Rusinga Island Kamasengre West [Ufira]
State: Kenya
Mother: Emelda Aoko Rangi, birth 1980, Housewife
Father: Harrison Odhiambo Ooko, birth 1974, Fisherman
Description of the situation: Emmanuel was born on 08/01/2012. He comes from a polygamous family of two mothers where her mother is the first wife of the father. In their house they are six children and Emmanuel is the fifth born while in the other house there are two children. His older siblings are Esther, Derick, Erma and John while younger is Solomon born in 2014. The father is the only family breadwinner and the income he gets is very little to feed and also take the children to school. The family’s average monthly income is Ksh 1,800. The family of eight dependants live in three roomed mud house. They use firewood for cooking, solar panel and kerosene for lighting and get water from the lake. The family is doing well health wise. In 2023 he started 5th class of Island of Hope Humanist School but unfortunately lost his sponsor. His support is 2400 CZK/term.
Contact: Stanislav Švaček, , tel. +420 721 370 858

The project of remote support „Adoptions of African children“ mediates an access to education for poor Kenyan children without pulling them out of their natural environment and community. This project has been running since 2002 and has helped more than 3500 children. School fees at primary school are CZK 7200 (€300) / year, and at secondary school, college and orphanage are CZK 16800 (€660). The payment can also be broken down into multiple instalments.

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